Put on your jammies and pull up your favourite couch and get ready to binge watch TV. Here’s what is new this October to Netflix!
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts
Cast: Roger Craig Smith, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Friedle
Batman joins forces with The Flash, Red Robin, Nightwing and Green Arrow in an epic battle against the Penguin in this animated action adventure.
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem
Cast: Roger Craig Smith,Troy Baker, Khary Payton
On Halloween, the Joker and a band of fiendish villains unleash chaos and a diabolical computer virus. Will the forces of good be Deadpool
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein
When a failed experiment leaves a mercenary with supernatural healing powers, he creates a new identity to track down the man who wrecked his life.
Director Robert Kenner’s provocative, Oscar-nominated documentary looks at the food industry’s harmful effects on human health and the environment.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Édgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro
The inspiring true story of a woman whose simple invention might make her a millionaire — if she can survive her dysfunctional family.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Cast: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox.
An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle. But she lives — and plots her revenge.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Cast: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen
The Bride has three left on her rampage list: Budd, Elle Driver and Bill himself. But when she arrives at Bill’s house, she’s in for a surprise.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich
U.S. hockey coach Herb Brooks unites a motley crew of college athletes and turns them into a force to be reckoned with at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine
Desperate to reveal each other’s secrets, two rival magicians begin to perform increasingly risky tricks — which soon turn deadly.
Cast: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Career bank robber Doug and his volatile partner hit a roadblock when Doug falls for a bank manager Claire, whom he kidnapped during their last heist.
Cast: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler
A waterboy for a college football team has a rage that makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
The Good Wife – Season 7
Cast: Juliana Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi
In this courtroom drama, attorney Alicia Florrick finds herself forced to return to work after a scandal lands her politician husband in prison.
From Dusk Till Dawn – Season 3 – New Episodes Weekly – Netflix Original
Cast: D.J.Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez
In season three of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the Gecko brothers find themselves in the vortex of the culebra world forcing them to assemble an unlikely crew to take on the forces of Hell, and the new set of enemies determined to take them down.
No Good Deed
Cast: Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb
A devoted mother who offers a handsome stranger help is caught up in a hostage nightmare when the man turns out to be a deranged escaped convict.
13TH – Netflix Original
The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity. With a potent mixture of archival footage and testimony from a dazzling array of activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated women and men, DuVernay creates a work of grand historical synthesis.
Dinotrux – Season 3 – Netflix Original
Cast: Andrew Francis, Richard Ian Cox, Ashleigh Ball
The battles and builds are bigger than ever before when Ty, Revvit and the team are back for an all-new Season 3 of DREAMWORKS DINOTRUX! The Dinotrux and Reptools team up with new trux they meet like Drillasaurs, Cementaurs and Hydrodons who need their help. They come together to build a new Trux Wash, massive slide, catapult and so much more. The battle rages on against their nemesis D-Structs plus new enemies like Splitter, Blayde and Pounder. And see your favorite characters transform when Ton-Ton gets Glider wings, Ty dons armor and D-Structs gets supercharged. Watch the crew that’s half dinosaur, half construction truck and all awesome crush it when Season 3 launches on Netflix October 7 to wreck everything they’ve built.
Russell Peters: Almost Famous – Netflix Original
Russell Peters is back and as fearless as ever in his newest comedy special, ‘Almost Famous.’ In front of a sold out audience in Toronto, Canada, Peters makes a triumphant return focusing on his two favorite subjects: family and race.
The Ranch – Season 1 Part 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson
The Bennett men ponder the future of the ranch as Colt and Beau wrestle with conflicted feelings about the women in their lives.
The Siege of Jadotville – Netflix Original
This true story tells of a 150-member Irish U.N. battalion defending a Congolese mining town against an assault by 3,000 soldiers and mercenaries.
Horrible Bosses 2
Cast: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day
Fed up with their jobs, three friends start their own business. But when an investor double-crosses them, they hatch a plan to kidnap his son.
Kuromukuro – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Yohei Azakami, M-A-O, Reina Ueda
The mystery deepens when a new antagonist appears who will stop at nothing to kill Ken. But she looks just like the princess he’s sworn to protect.
Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids – Netflix Original
Directed by Academy Award® winner Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Neil Young: Heart of Gold) and produced by Emmy® Award winner Gary Goetzman (Olive Kitteridge, Mamma Mia!), the Netflix Original Film showcases the entertainer’s final date of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Surrounded by the 25 band members of The Tennessee Kids and featuring show-stopping performances from one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade, the film is a culmination of the singer’s 134 shows and 2 years on the road.
No Men Beyond This Point
Cast: Patrick Gilmore, Kristine Cofsky, Tara Pratt
In a future where women reproduce without male assistance and only give birth to girls, a 37-year-old is the world’s youngest man.
Mascots – Netflix Original
A group of “unusual” big-headed and furry-suited men and women compete to be crowned Best Mascot in the World in this new Christopher Guest movie.
Haters Back Off! – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Colleen Ballinger, Angela Kinsey, Steve Little
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger-Evans, Haters Back Off! delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings, an incredibly confident, totally untalented star on the rise who continues to fail upward by the power of her belief that she was born famous, it’s just no one knows it yet.
Project MC2 – Season 3 – Netflix Original
Cast: Genneya Walton, Mike Abdella, Victoria Vida
McKeyla’s aunt gives the girls an all-new assignment, but first they’ve got to figure out if a trusted ally has gone rogue.
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang – Netflix Original
Told through the artist’s own words and those of family, friends, colleagues, and critics, Sky Ladder: The Art Of Cai Guo-Qiang traces Cai’s meteoric rise from childhood in Mao’s China to pre-eminent global artist. We witness as Cai struggles with how to affect social change through art, and navigate the compromises and complexities that arise when you’ve made it to the top. When you’ve gone as far as he has, how do you challenge yourself? His massive explosion events actively engage audiences around the globe—from his seminal 1993 work that extended the Great Wall of China with six miles of gunpowder fuse; to the daytime colored fireworks that ripped through the deserts of Doha, to the astonishing opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Being George Clooney
Cast: Gustavo Andriewiski, Arzu Balkan, Chiara Barzini
A documentary that delves into the creative, often humorous world of audio dubbing a Hollywood motion picture for the international market.
Glitch – Season 1 – Netflix Original
A police officer and a doctor face an emotionally charged mystery when six local residents inexplicably return from the dead in peak physical form.
Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons – Series 1
Crime journalist Paul Connolly serves time in Piotrkow Prison to discover what it’s like to live with some of Poland’s most dangerous criminals.
Cast: Diane Kruger, Norman Reedus, Gilles Lellouche
On vacation in the desert, Romy leaves her abusive husband and winds up in Las Vegas, where she falls for a rugged loner and carves out a new life.
Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
Cast: Rob Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith
After their latest jail stint, boozy pals, Julian, Bubbles and Ricky plan to go legit but learn trailer park manager Jim aims to destroy their home.
Cast: Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi
An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.
The First Monday in May
Art and celebrity power this documentary that delves behind the scenes of 2014’s China-themed Met Gala, the fashion world’s most dynamic event.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Barden, Rachel Weisz
In a near-future world, single people are hunted and forced to find mates within 45 days, or be turned into animals and banished to the wilderness.
I Saw the Light
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Maddie Hasson
The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and personal life.
Black Mirror – Season 3 Part 1 – Netflix Original
Black Mirror is an anthology series that taps into our collective unease with the modern world, with each stand-alone episode a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm – a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone – a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us. The series is created and written by Charlie Brooker, and executive produced by Brooker and Annabel Jones.
Cast: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James
After years of segregation and forced labour, a race of stranded aliens enlists in a resistance movement spearheaded by a rogue government agent.
Joe Rogan: Triggered – Netflix Original
Joe Rogan takes to the stage to unleash his inquisitive and intense comedic style at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco where he explores everything from raising kids and Santa Claus to pot gummies and talking to dolphins.
Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories – Netflix Original
Cast: Kaoru Kobayashi, Joe Odagiri, Mansaku Fuwa
In a back alley of a busy district sits a small eatery called Meshiya, referred to by its patrons as the Midnight Diner. The little joint, which the Master runs by himself, is open only from midnight to 7:00 AM. The menu consists only of a pork miso soup set, beer, saké and shochu, but the Master’s policy is to make whatever his customers request. Tonight, like every other night, a menagerie of customers flock to the Midnight Diner, where the bonds among the Master, his food and the patrons set the stage for humorous and sometimes wistful episodes of human drama that feed both the belly and the soul.
The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show – Season 3 – Netflix Original
Cast: Chris Parnell, Max Charles, Dieter Jansen
The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show is back and funnier than ever! After last season’s cliffhanger, Season 3 opens with Peabody and Sherman teaming up with alter-ego versions of themselves to defeat an evil cyborg version of Mrs. Hughes and fix the course of history! The zaniness continues when the Penthouse is invaded by neighbors, a slippery mouse, a radioactive meteor, a massive storm flood and a full-blown forest with woodland creatures. And you won’t want to miss when Peabody and Sherman switch bodies, turn into hideous monsters, and discover a rival late-night talk show.
Word Party – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Dorien Davies, Misty Rosas, John Tartaglia
Word Party is a vocabulary building show from The Jim Henson Company that follows four adorable baby animals as they sing, dance and play. The show invites our youngest viewers to help teach the baby animals new words, practice these new words themselves, and celebrate these achievements with a “Word Party!” Word Party is produced using the groundbreaking Henson Digital Puppetry Studio, a proprietary technology from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop that allows puppeteers to perform digitally animated characters in real time – enabling the animation to be more lifelike and spontaneous.
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Cast: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
Wentworth – Season 4
Cast: Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson
Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the alleged attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman
A green recruit experiences the horror of war with a veteran American tank crew during the vicious combat of World War II’s waning days.
7 años – Netflix Original
The drama is centred around four friends and business partners who in one evening are forced to find a way to save their company and themselves. The impossible decision they face is agreeing on who will be the one to sacrifice their freedom to save the others from personal and financial demise. It is a race against time that will put their friendship and sanity to the test. Who will take the fall?
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House – Netflix Original
A nurse retells the story of how she moved into an old house to care for an ailing horror writer in the last few months of her life, and never left.
Into the Inferno – Netflix Original
Werner Herzog and volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer embark upon a global journey exploring some of the world’s most mythical volcanoes in Indonesia, Ethiopia, Iceland and North Korea. Speaking with scientists and indigenous peoples alike, they seek to understand the complex and deeply rooted relationship between mankind and one of nature’s greatest wonders. Produced by Werner Herzog Film and Spring Films, Into the Inferno artfully blends reportage, history and philosophy into a riveting cinematic experience.
Skylanders Academy – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks
Animated action-comedy Skylanders Academy follows the heroic adventures of the Skylanders team, a ragtag group of heroes with unique elemental skills who travel the vast Skylands universe, protecting it from evil-doers. They achieve victory by setting aside their egos, learning to trust one another and fighting as one to maintain harmony and balance in the land. Led by showrunner Eric Rogers (Futurama), the series features the voices of Justin Long (Ask Me Anything) as Spyro, Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical, Phineas and Ferb) as Stealth Elf, Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) as Eruptor and Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) as Glumshanks. Additional voice talent includes Susan Sarandon, Daniel Wu, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Chris Diamantopoulos and Harland Williams, among others.
Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe – Netflix Original
Cast: Rob Wells, John Paul Tremblay, Mike Smith
Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian comedy television series featuring Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay and Mike Smith otherwise known as Ricky, Julian and Bubbles, respectively. Out Of The Park is a new series that follows Ricky, Julian and Bubbles out of their element and on the road around the world. Each episode features the boys on a unique mission in a different city, interacting with real locals and experiencing their unique cultures in only ways the Trailer Park Boys can.
Chewing Gum – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Tracey Gordon is a 24-year-old religious Beyoncé-obsessed virgin. Growing up through the church, with her strict preacher Mother, she has ended up rather ‘underdeveloped’ in certain areas – but Tracey wants more. We follow Tracey as she embarks on her journey into adulthood, crashing her way through what she should and shouldn’t be doing.
Which one are you most excited for?